Silver 2019 / Nature / Aerial (Non-Pro)

Astro Bisection

  • Photographer
    Kathleen Gerber
  • Agency / Studio
    Independent Photographer
  • Prizes
    Silver in Nature/Aerial

Astro Bisection The Milkyway appears to emanate from the split in this majestic Bristlecone Pine tree. Bristlecone Pines are ancient trees dating back to over 4,000 years. And these specimens are found in unique high elevation alpine environment in California at elevations ranging from 9,800 to 11,000 feet above sea level. The combination of remoteness, elevation and unique trees creates an amazing night sky photographing experience. White Mountains, CA.

I have always appreciated photography have spent decades exploring and refining my eye for seeing, respecting, and capturing the beauty around me. In fact my journey with photography has exposed me to some amazing moments that frankly are not sufficiently captured with the lens but are powerful memories that stay with me. I have found myself drawn to photo essays since still photography is a powerful way to translate conditions and experiences between different cultures. I am motivated and dedicated to using my skills as a photographer to tell powerful and meaningful stories that evokes action